Women in STEM Showcase

On Thursday night (12 November) GWSE held a virtual showcase of young women STEM researchers. Dr Sowmya Ajay Castro (University of Dundee, Division of Molecular Microbiology) spoke on the development of a vaccine for Streptococcus Group A, and Amel Attatfa (PhD student, University of Abertay) gave a talk on cyber diplomacy and diplomatic action in international relations. … More Women in STEM Showcase

Swapping the Annual Lunch for Donations to the Food Bank

During this time of year, usually we gather for the annual President’s Lunch, in which the Committee puts on a homemade spread for the members. It’s a chance for us to gather and chat socially. To let loose and just enjoy a meal together. However, due to Covid-19 restrictions, we’ve had to cancel this year’s … More Swapping the Annual Lunch for Donations to the Food Bank

Support Women PhD Students – Tickets available for the Research Presentation Day

Graduate Women Scotland‘s 15th annual Research Presentations Day is an opportunity for the public to learn about the great research being done by women PhD students. It is also an opportunity for them to practice presenting to the public in a safe environment. Join us on 18 April at the Dundee Discovery to support these … More Support Women PhD Students – Tickets available for the Research Presentation Day

The Work They Say is Mine – Women in Shetland, the Camera Wife, the Soond Lass, and the Makkin’

Fascinating, funny, thought-provoking and ultimately moving, the award winning drama-documentary, celebrating the lives of Shetland women, past and present was enjoyed by a large audience  at the Dundee Women’s Festival.  The event was organised by GWSEast in collaboration with Lifelong Learning Dundee Made with an all women crew, the film won the Television and Radio Industries … More The Work They Say is Mine – Women in Shetland, the Camera Wife, the Soond Lass, and the Makkin’

Research Presentations Day – Call for Presenters

Event: Research Presentation Day Date: Saturday 18 April 2020, 10am for 10.30am Location: Discovery Point, Dundee Deadline for abstract: 2 March 2020 Graduate Women Scotland (GWS) is holding its 15th annual Research Presentation Day. Each year we invite women postgraduate researchers to speak to a non-specialist audience about their current projects. This year’s Research Presentation day … More Research Presentations Day – Call for Presenters

Annual Lunch 2019

The Annual Lunch at Invercarse Hotel took place on 23 March when members and guests enjoyed a talk by Margaret Scott on the history of The People’s Friend, officially the oldest women’s magazine in the wired and this year celebrating its 150th anniversary. Margaret dug into social archive revealed in the pages of old editions … More Annual Lunch 2019